Poland is 39.5% cheaper than North Carolina.

If you lived in Poland instead of North Carolina, you would:

pay 37.4% less for restaurants

 
North Carolina
Poland
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $15.15
 
$6.88
zł27.41
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$8.24
 
$5.95
zł23.69
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $2.10
 
$1.30
zł5.17

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pay 51.1% less for groceries

 
North Carolina
Poland
Bread
1 loaf
$3.04
 
$0.94
zł3.73
Local cheese (8 oz) $5.41
 
$3.34
zł13.31
Milk (1 gallon) $3.37
 
$2.82
zł11.22

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pay 15.5% less for transportation

 
North Carolina
Poland
Gasoline (1 gallon) $3.24
 
$5.68
zł22.64
Monthly public transit pass $52.45
 
$23.91
zł95.25
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $25,513.75
 
$19,787.24
zł78,822.65

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pay 49.2% less for housing

 
North Carolina
Poland
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$66.74
 
$12.94
zł51.55
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,481.44
 
$480.05
zł1,912.28
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $1,208.87
 
$406.85
zł1,620.68

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pay 77.1% less for childcare

 
North Carolina
Poland
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $1,073.46
 
$228.50
zł910.25
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $18,256.56
 
$4,467.72
zł17,797.19

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pay 43.4% less for entertainment and sports

 
North Carolina
Poland
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $4.33
 
$2.34
zł9.31
Cappuccino in mid-range area $4.35
 
$2.45
zł9.75
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$7.59
 
$4.13
zł16.45

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pay 3.0% less for clothing

 
North Carolina
Poland
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$42.84
 
$64.65
zł257.53
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$37.91
 
$30.33
zł120.82
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$75.67
 
$66.37
zł264.40

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